American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An area drained by a river system.
- n. the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet
“He looked out across the drainage basin and saw a sea of bluestem grass—a valley grass.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘drainage basin’.
An extract from the "Zold Tolmacs" project, a HU-EN environmental dictionary compiled by Robert Gulyas in 2000.
dactylis glomerata, daily allowance, daily contact zone, daily cycle of tides, daily intake level, daily mortality rate, daily office and ..., daily peak, daily range in va..., daily runoff regu..., daily SO2 levels, dairy cattle and 5213 more...
The collocations below consist of nouns only. Noun-noun collocations are extremely frequent in science (just think of the names of species, chemical compounds or "scientist+invention" type collocat...
discharge lamp, correlation matrix, obidoxime chloride, withdrawal symptom, ipratropium bromide, book lung, zirconium dioxide, octane number, acetyl group, computer accessory, pinto bean, regression equation and 480 more...
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